Mobile commerce continues to grow at a rate many times faster than both ecommerce and in-store sales volumes, as app use among consumers also rises, new research from comScore indicate.
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PayPal is moving to take a bigger piece of the mobile commerce pie with the launch Tuesday of One Touch, a feature designed to streamline purchasing in the mobile applications of its business partners.
Ecommerce boutique retailer Rue La La has implemented a credit card scanner on its mobile application to further simplify the payment process for members.
Pizza Hut and Staples are among the merchants preparing to accept a new payment option from Visa that promises to streamline mobile checkout by digitizing consumers’ credit cards.
Kroger Co. will add to its mobile-commerce know-how through the acquisition of Vitacost, an online-only retailer of consumable health products.
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EBay has updated its mobile applications and mobile Web site with new features that enhance browsing, shopping and selling capabilities.
Digital coupon multinational RetailMeNot has partnered with the Circuit of the Americas sports complex to test geo-fencing technology via the coupon giant’s application.
Rue La La’s new revamp of its iPhone application is geared towards eliminating any distractions that cause cart abandonment and includes photos and a new checkout page.
Both men and women are looking for personalization on mobile this Valentine’s Day, with 73 percent of men and 78 percent of women citing personalization as crucial for mobile engagement, according to a recent study from Maxymiser.